Want Your Name on Your Brooksie Bib? Register By Monday
If you need a reason to register ASAP for the Brooksie Way Half-Marathon or 5K on Sept. 30, here you go: the race will print your name on your race bib for you, but you have to be registered by 9 a.m. Monday.
Cost for the race is $60 for the half-marathon, $30 for the 5K and $25 for the 1-mile.
Register at www.TheBrooksieWay.com.
The Brooksie Way, which celebrates its fifth year, is named in memory of Brooks Stuart Patterson, a young father and the son of the county executive, who died in 2007. Proceeds from the race support The Brooksie Way Minigrant program.
The 13.1-mile half marathon course begins and ends at the Meadow Brook Music Festival on the campus of Oakland University. It winds through Rochester and Rochester Hills, parts of the Paint Creek Trail and the Clinton River Trail before returning to the campus. The 5k race is contained on the Oakland University campus as is the One Mile Fun Run. You may walk or run any of the events. A half-marathon competitive walk is among the races. There will be entertainment every mile on each course.
All half marathon entrants receive a neon orange long-sleeve Brooks technical shirt and finishers also receive a medal designed especially to commemorate the fifth year of the race. Participants in the 5k race receive a t-shirt. Finishers also receive a special medial.